Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle
Title
Perfume bottle
Date 
1750-1775
Medium 
Porcelain, metal (probably brass)
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 8.6 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Soft paste porcelain perfume bottle; pear-shaped body with metal cap (with pierced handle) attached with chain; cartouches enclosed by C-shaped scrolls, obverse decorated with pastoral scene of man and woman seated in front of tree, with mountains in far background, reverse decorated with bouquet of blue, orange, and purple flowers; pink painted scale decoration on sides; gilt foot.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta DePeyster
Object Number 
1911.71
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group